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Fabulous vintage Bettina Von Walhof featuring a sparkling Praying Mantis brooch set with green and red faceted rhinestones; black-tone metal; measuring approx 3.5 inches long, 1.375 inches wide & 1.5 inches high. Marked on reverse: Bettina Von Walhof in round cartouche. Bettina von Walhof, an American contemporary jewelry designer whose pieces have been worn by the likes of Madeline Albright and Elizabeth Taylor. Bettina von Walhof began making her jewelry in the 1990s. Most of her pieces are tremblers, with moving parts on springs and range in size.

Since 1969, Butler & Wilson has been making its mark in jewelry and fashion history with their unique statement pieces and trend-setting iconic designs. In the beginning, they devoted themselves to buying and selling antique jewelry before expanding to the world of fashion jewelry, creating their own original designs in 1972. Their designs evoked beauty alongside wit and Jazz Age vivacity, a unique blend that fueled their popularity throughout the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Their most famous fan was Princess Diana, who famously sported the iconic lizard brooch on her jacket lapel.

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    BETTINA VON WALHOF RHINESTONE PRAYING MANTIS BROOCH

    Auction ended on Sun, Oct 8, 2017
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    Estimate $500 - $550
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